In Loving Memory
We invite you to read about the Holy Union Sisters who are now in the loving embrace of their Creator.
Sr. Mary Jean used her legal training on behalf of those at the margins.
Sr. Jeanne was a beloved principal of Immaculate Conception School, Astoria, New York
Sr. Beatrice Gerard served as province secretary and treasurer for many years.
Sr. Virginia O’Hare served as province treasurer for many years.
Sister Eleanor McNally SUSC ministered in Tanzania for twenty-five years.
Sister Mary Zavacky taught primary school children for over forty years.
Sr. Helen Poirier reached out to students in need.
Sr. Beverly Furtado SUSC died October 7 after a long illness.
Sr. Bernadette Piche celebrated 75 years in Holy Union in 2018.
Sister Claire Bergeron (Sr. Claire Celine) SUSC died on September 21 at Mary Immaculate Nursing/Restorative Center, Lawrence at the age of 90.
Sister Pauline Marie Dufour, SUSC (Sr. Joseph Paul) died at the age of ninety-three at Mary Immaculate Nursing/Restorative Center, Lawrence, MA. Sr. Pauline Marie and her twin brother Paul were the youngest of Emile and Sylvia (Potvin) Dufour’s nine children.
Sister Alice Rees (Sr. John David) SUSC died June 3 at the age of Sr. Alice Rees SUSC eighty-nine at Catholic Memorial Home, Fall River. Sr. Alice, who was born in Chicago, was the daughter of the late John and Jeannette (Dodson) Rees.
Sister Shirley Deyo (Sr. Miriam Joseph) SUSC died June 1 at Catholic Memorial Home, Fall River at the age of ninety-four.
Sister Claire LaRoche (Sr. Claire Regis) SUSC died peacefully at Mary Immaculate Nursing/Restorative Center, Lawrence on May 1 at the age of 90.
Sister Alice Pare (Sr. Lucilla Maria) SUSC of Madonna Manor, North Attleboro, MA died on January 14, 2018 at the age of 97.
Sister Lorraine MacPherson (Sr. Therese Joseph) SUSC of Jeanne Jugan Residence, Pawtucket, RI died after a brief illness on January 8, 2018 at the age of 90.